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are accusing of -- us of injecting religion into plicts. i have no problem what the archbishop does. i have no problem with the evangelists do or what the priests on the left do. it didn't bother me that during the vietnam war democratic and republican governments were led by priests encouraging people to break the law in the adage of the civil disobedience thing. so our position, separation of church and state, pluralism, so no little kid with a minority religion of some sort will feel offended or left out or feel uncomfortable. but yes, prayer in schools, a voluntary basis. worked for many, many years until the supreme court ruled differently. and i'm glad we got this question. i think there has been too much said about religion and politics. we don't believe in denominationally 6 moving in. it wasn't our side that raised the question about our president, whether he was a good christian or not. [applause] so that's our position. separation of church and state, pluralism, respect for all. >> vice president bush, four years ago you would have allowed federal financing for abortions in cases
study of state standards a number of years ago and found that religion is now treated there. and do not think it is serious treatment yeah. it is still superficial. i think the religious literacy problem has not been resolved. i was at a conference yesterday of many groups interested in religious liberty -- literacy, and we all agreed it was a serious issue. if we're going to treat each other well in this country, we have to know more about each other. do not understand our neighbors, we will not be able to live well together in the future. we have got to do better. there is only one required religion course in the united states in the public schools, and that is in modesto, california. i helped them get that going after a conflict they had. they have done really well with that. all ninth graders take a of world religions. it has been fined. -- fine. there are many world religion electives now. they are the exception. they're not many districts have world religion electives. but the core curriculum, where we need more natural inclusion of teaching about religion, is a tougher nut to
. the religion news writers association posted a discussion yesterday on the first amendment and religious freedom in america. analysts from the aclu, the conference of catholic bishops and the museum's first amendment center analyzed the issues of the day including the obama administration contraception rule as part of the new health care law. >> is this on? hello, everybody. i am nichelle. so, let's get started. covering religion in america means writing about religious freedom. what does it mean? how far does it go and who gets it? when i started this nearly eight years ago, everyone was talking about the book on religious literacy and how to bring religion more into the public schools. the last couple of years, we have all written about bitter divisions over islam and measures around the country to limit sharia law and stop mosques from being built. in the past year, we have written about the standoff between catholic bishops and the white house over the mandate to provide contraception and differing views on whether that violates religious liberty. as we were organizing this, every we
. it involves all sections of the syrian people without discrimination based on race, religion, or sex. it will spare syria the danger of a military intervention, which we oppose, of course. egypt is also committed to supporting the mission of the special representative of the u.n. and the league of arab states to syria, and confirming current efforts aimed at unifying the opposition and encouraging its to propose a comprehensive, unified vision, to encourage the opposition to propose a unified vision, a comprehensive vision of the steady, a democrat, organized transfer of power in a manner that preserves the rights of all constituencies in syria and remains in the essential places in the new syria. the new syria, after the new egypt, god willing. i cannot stay here, to reiterate that egypt will work with these irrigation's for syria to -- with this arab nation to occupy its place in this world, an integral component of national security, of a larger home land that extends from the arab gulf to the atlantic ocean. there is a huge field of opportunity for cooperation and interaction wit
the constitution resolve the struggle between freedom of religion and the right of government to regulate society, even when such regulations may interfere with religious doctrines because those are two points are important here. there was a time in this country before 1965 when it was ok for a state to outlaw the use of contraception by married couples. several states had them for ye they were lingering on the books for years and finally, the supreme court in a case called griswold vs. connecticut said it was unconstitutional to prohibit married people from using contraception in the privacy of their own bedroom. does the constitution has a provision that says the government may not -- may prohibit the married couples from using contraception in the bedroom? it does not. it does have to process and the court found there was a right of privacy. for my libertarian friends in the crowd, it means something you happen saying for years -- the government to get out of our lives to the extent possible. we -- we don't cover and having anything to do with are buried sexuality. then, the government cannot
-- or religion a part of that campaign. as a matter of fact, i think religion became a part of this campaign when mr. mondale's running mate said i wasn't a good christian. so, it does play a part in my life. i have no hesitancy in saying so. and, as i say, i don't believe that i could carry on unless i had a belief in a higher authority and a belief that prayers are answered. >> given those beliefs, mr. president, why don't you attend services regularly, either by going to church or by inviting a minister to the white house, as president nixon used to do, or someone to camp david, as president carter used to do? >> the answer to your question is very simple about why i don't go to church. i have gone to church regularly all my life, and i started to here in washington. and now, in the position i hold and in the world in which we live, where embassies do get blown up in beirut -- we're supposed to talk about that on the debate the 21st, i understand -- but i pose a threat to several hundred people if i go to church. i know the threats that are made against me. we all know the possibility of terro
to jump in because the reality beano, the parties tend to throw religion when is an upwardly seemed to move certain voters. my frustration is when you have an honest conversation with the hispanic community about religion, you can see them going down the line between the republican and democratic parties. the examples are i am a democrat and a latino because i believe in taking care of my fellow man and woman. the democratic party looks at this issues -- how do we support those families who need? you have this catholic christian latinos who say it makes sense, i need to be a democrat, because we do that kind of social outreach. on the republican side, is a black and white issue about abortion. the reality for latinos is that your walking down the middle of the road with them when it comes to religion, because of that talk of war. my mother in law knows what i do in terms of the democratic message and being out there supporting the president, but she is a strong woman of faith and she cannot be dissuade or moved when it comes to the issue of around abortion. she has told me i will no
misusing anyone. mormons are talking about the president obama religion? i want to talk about the mormons with mitt romney. i think obama is doing a good job for the problems that he inherited. how can anyone undo eight years of problems in four years? he is doing everything he can. thank you. host: c-span will be covering the debate live. we have a special campaign 2012 debate hub set up on the website. covering live coverage of all four debates. and other ways to socially engaged for you, the audience, to help bring together that love -- people that love politics and are interested in the debate, you can watch their and catch the debate live tonight and catch clips right afterwards, individual questions and answers provided by the question -- by the candidates, organized by topic. that is all happening right now at c-span.org. democratic caller, washington, dc. caller: question for obama, why does he not say anything or do anything about the jail population being minority, blacks, more than anyone else in this country? all the nationalities got reparations when mistreated by this come t
, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the soul would use a "you bought that?" walter cronkite and journalism today, sunday at 8:00 on "q &a." >>
-- that when you question someone's taste in art, thanmore personal politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul when you say you b ought that? > sunday at 8:00 on c-span's q&a. now, an american enterprise institute panel discussion examining whether google is violating antitrust laws. topics included the market for internet search, and an analysis of google's business model. pedal trade commission chairman john leibovitz has said that the ftc plans to make a decision on whether to take legal action against google by the end of this year. this is about 90 minutes. >> good afternoon, everybody. but we could bring this panel session to attention. i want to thank you for joining us today. for a discussion about internet search and antitrust policy. i am nick schulz, the fellow here at the american enterprise institute and the editor of american.com, it flagship magazine. we are going to hear from gregory sidak in a minute about any paper he has. he is the chairman of criterion economics and also the ronald professor of law and economics at the tilburg uni
politics, religion, sexual preference. when you say, you got that? >> worley safer on c-span's "q&a." >> tomorrow, republican presidential candidate mitt romney gives a speech on u.s. foreign policy at the virginia military institute. live coverage of his remarks begins at 11:20 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> one of the things i have heard from a number of companies and individuals i have met with is that the fcc has sometimes not acted with much alacrity with respect to issues that are pending before the commission or in delaying action on other issues. i wanted to think about different ways the commission could speed up its processes. second, i think that one of the key things that the commission can do and should do is enable more dynamic industry by giving more spectrum into the marketplace. there are a number of proposals on the table. finally, i tried to think of different ways that the fcc can remove barriers on infrastructure investment. for every billion dollars in the the private sector spence, about 15,000 new jobs can be created. from a regulatory perspective, our goal sho
studied religion. i am not into apocalypse. i do not know what will happen. i think just like four years ago where people got scared enough to do something, you can argue about whether we did the right thing, to save the system from collapse, we will save the system from collapse the next time, as well. the only way to fix the thing and not have these recurring problems is to do the things we are talking about. >> the catastrophe is certainly possible. my own view is that it is unlikely. it is possible, but i think the probability is pretty low. the greater probability is that unemployment remains at a fairly high level kind of like it is today, that economic growth remains at a slow rate like it is today, that living standards do not rise. it is not a nice scenario. frankly, i think it looks -- it could be improved on by some bold, big-picture action. >> i want to find out where you two are from and how you got to where you are. geoff colvin, where did you start in life? >> i was born in south dakota. a wonderful place. i still say i was incredibly lucky to have grown up where and when
of religion, we have laws that protect individuals from being harmed because of how they look or what they believe. we understand why people take offense to this video because millions of our citizens are among them. i know that there are some who ask, why don't we just banned such a video? the answer is enshrined in our laws. our constitution protects the right to practice free-speech. from the united states, countless publications provoke offense. like me, the majority of americans are christians and yet we do not ban blasphemy against our most sacred beliefs. as president of our country, and commander in chief of our military, i accept that people are going to calm the awful things every day. [laughter] and i will always defend their right to do so. [applause] americans have fought and died around the globe to protect people who express all views, even views we profoundly disagree with. we do not do so because we support hateful speech, but because our founders understood that without such protections, the capacity of each individual to express their own views and their own fate ma
. , that when you question someone's taste in art, it is more personal and probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul. >> "60 minutes"morley safer and his career tonight at 8:00 on "q &a." >> this morning, a discussion of the tax proposals by the presidential candidates.
, religion, sexual preference, something that goes to the very soul. you bought that? it is remarkable. >> do you still paint? >> not enough. it is one of the things i keep -- i have space to do it at home. i have all the materials to do it, but i am lacking the focus of being able to separate my work from my other life. that is one area in which i am weakest. >> if we saw you in your personal life, doing things that you enjoy more than anything else, what would we see? >> well, there are two kinds of instruments. there is the tortured kind, but there is no greater kick, i find, then writing something, and no greater torture at the same time. it would be writing something or drawing and painting. >> what can you tell us about your wife? where did you meet her? >> i met her when i was eager chief. i remember the day, july 4, 1968. cronkite and it betsy, water and a betsy cronkite were coming to london. i cannot remember why. i had been invited to read july 4 evening -- a july 4 evening. a friend of mine, the husband was american, the wife was british. the fellow -- walter had called and said,
of them generally attend and other members of different religions have also attended over the years. justice ruth bader ginsburg attended several times and one year the sermon was harsh anti- abortion in her view and she felt it was inappropriate, so she has since stopped attending. i did not go this year. justice breyer usually goes, as do many other members of the court. host: they actually get to work today. before we get to calls, is there a number of cases out there they? agree to they i know you said some still may get added. guest: the workload has not really changed much over the past 15 or 20 years. the court takes about 80 cases per year. they have filled up the argument calendar through december. there are few more cases they not yet scheduled. they will be adding more as the year goes on. they are about halfway full. the court continues to hear cases through april and delivers decisions all the way through the end of june. host: is one of the cases written about in your paper that will not come up today. guest: this is the second case being argued this morning at 11:00 a
believe. when the question someone's taste in art, it is personal and probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul when you say, you got that? >> "60 minutes" with morley safer. sunday at 8:00 p.m. on c-span's "q&a." cracks up next, a look at the immediate impact that last night's debate had on voters. this is about 90 minutes. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. i would like to invite you to take your seat. we will go ahead and get started. thank you for joining us on this thursday. thank you to everyone who is joining us on the live stream and those watching on c-span to and the voice of america. for those of you i do not know and have not met, my name is victoria. it is my pleasure to welcome you on behalf of all my colleagues to this wonderful discussion. before we get started, a few items to give you a sense of what is coming. charlie will be up in a moment. he will give us is take on last night's debate. guests, be joined by two ga who will also offer their perspectives on the debate and the upcoming election. we are grateful to all o
, it is more personal, more probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. there is something that goes to the very soul when you say "you bought that?" >> morley safer of cbs on walter cronkite and journalism today. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back with our "america by the numbers" segment. the overall unemployment rate has dropped percentage -- 7.8%. if you look to those sectors, manufacturing is what we're focusing on -- is not doing as robustly as other sectors. manufacturing employment edged down 16,000 jobs on net. the jobs in computer and electronic parts and printing and related activities. we will listen to the candidates and come back oand talk about their proposals for the manufacturing sector. let's start with president obama. [video clip] >> what i talked about last night was eight new economic patriotism, and patriotism that is rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong, thriving middle-class. that means we export more jobs -- export more products and we outsource fewer jobs. over the last three years, we came together to reinvent a
the mormons out of the country. we are a target country when it comes to an unusual religion. host: this is following up with your definition about abortion rights. [laughter] guest: never understand why this is a hard concept to grasp. we want enough government so people are not killed in the womb. that doesn't mean we want the government to make this go through 18 hours of procedures to change the moawning in front of the store. host: 114,000 jobs created in september and the unemployment rate going down, 7.8%. yet it's still higher than the day obama took office. that excludes all the people that have given up looking for work. it is still higher than the day he took office. host: with the trend going down, how do you think it will play politically? guest: 23 million people are out of work. the country is suffering. maybe they do not know on capitol hill. people know that people are not working are working at far less jobs than they had a few years ago. we have to get the country going again. host: teresa in florida. caller: you just about talked out the clock. most of us heard
, in the first amendment's provision of free speech, freedom of religion, and the founders presupposed and informed electorate, and an electorate which is purchase of a tory, not sitting on the sidelines. again, echoing the panel here, i get involved. please join me in thanking our panel. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> when nations cheat in trade, and china has cheated, i will finally do something the president has not been willing to do, which is labeled them a currency manipulator. >> we brought more trade cases against china in one term than the previous administration did in two terms. by the way, we have been winning those cases. >> wednesday, president obama and mitt romney meet in their first presidential debate. watch and engage with c-span with our lives debate preview at 7:00 p.m. eastern. on c-span, both candidates on the screen for the entire debate. following, your reaction, calls, e-mails, and tweets. >> coming up on c-span, journalist howard kurtz looks at the role of social a
. when you question someone's taste in art, it is more personal and probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. that is something that goes to the very soul when you say, i "you bought that?" >> sunday at 8:00 p.m. on c- span's "q&a." >> katrina vanden heuvel joined us on "washington journal." this is 40 minutes. host: next up is katrina vanden heuvel, editor and publisher of "the nation." thank you for being with us this morning. we just got the new jobless number. the unemployment rate has dropped to 7.8%. what is your reaction to this for the country and politically? guest: for the country, any drop in those numbers is important. i think joblessness is the real crisis. i worry. i think president obama did save this country from the great depression. his advisers did not foresee the great dropped. -- structural economic changes drop. the programs were not as scale to deal with the jobless this we see today. i worry about -- this grand bargain of the elite. we have consigned this country to a new normal. which is joblessness at 7% or 8%. full employment is officially 5.5% a
and religion. oken about thespea video, a terrorist attack. our heroes died. valerie jarrett is on vacation. she had more protection than they did. the issues look at about moderators. host: we can see who the other moderator's s are. how much of a role of these moderators playing? guest: they are very important. they are taking the approach when you want to be a star of the show. i talk to jim lehrer about this in number of times. bob schieffer, both sides trust him. what they will try to do is elicit information from the candidates and that the it.nents' goal a at guest: i agree. i think jim lehrer who has done this for years and years -- people keep calling him back into that. i think that charles's are getting a-- i think that journalists are getting a bum rap. you have to look at these individuals on their overall record. guest: it is hard to critique how the moderators did. but to say you think they are not going to be fair, think that is a bum rap. caller: how are you doing? thank you for the hard work that you do. it is getting better as we go. i want to make a comment. there was a
to drive the mormons out of the country. we are a target country when it comes to an unusual religion. host: this is following up with your definition about abortion rights. [laughter] guest: never understand why this is a hard concept to grasp. we want enough government so people are not killed in the womb. that doesn't mean we want the government to make this go through 18 hours of procedures to change the awning in front of the store. host: 114,000 jobs created in september and the unemployment rate going down, 7.8%. guest: yet it's still higher than the day obama took office. that excludes all the people that have given up looking for work. it is still higher than the day he took office. host: with the trend going down, how do you think it will play politically? guest: 23 million people are out of work. the country is suffering. maybe they do not know on capitol hill. people know that people are not working are working at far less jobs than they had a few years ago. we have to get the country going again. host: teresa in florida. caller: you just about talked out the clock. most of us h
question someone's taste, it is more personal than politics, religion, sexual preference, it is something that goes to the very soul when you say you bought that? >> 60 minutes morley safer on the career at cbs, walter cronkite, tonight at 8:00 on c-span's q & a. washington journal continues. >> stephen flanagan is kissinger chair andy plom sy for international studies. thanks for coming in today talk about what is happening in syria. image from the newspaper this morning of a syrian father crying over the body of his son one of dozens killed by suicide bombers last week. amid a civil war this appears stuck in a stalemate. stephen flan na fan, review for us the roots of what is happening sin syria. jim: >> guest: well, robe bell fighting the syrian armed forces have increasingly gained strength syria and the syrian government's own repression using the armed force as we see against the people. it has grown with the, you know, with enormous casualties over 30,000 at various estimates, but that there is even reports that casualties could be higher and the border, now, what happened in recen
question someone's taste in art, it is more personal, more probing than their politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul. >> morley safer on "60 minutes" and journalism today. tonight at 8. >> now, the 2008 vice- presidential debate between joe biden and alaska gov. sarah pailin. the most watched the vice- presidential debate in history. it is the second most watched debate ever. senator biden and the governor met at washington university in st. louis. the moderator was gwen ifill. >> good evening from washington university in st. louis, missouri. i'm gwen ifill of "the newshour" and "washington week" on pbs. welcome to the first and the only 2008 vice presidential debate between the republican nominee, governor sarah palin of alaska, and the democratic nominee, joe biden of delaware. the commission on presidential debates is the sponsor of this event and the two remaining presidential debates. tonight's discussion will cover a wide range of topics, including domestic and foreign policy matters. it will be divided roughly into five-minute segments.
under the alien tort statute the united states has multiple interests. have foreign religion interest in avoiding -- interest in avoiding it added six companies for liability abroad. also have interests in ensuring that our nation foreign commitments to the role of law and human rights are not eroded. >> i understand that. >> it is my responsibility to balance the competing interests and make a judgment on what the position the united states should be consistent with -- >> it was with their predecessors as well and they took a different position. why should we defer to the views of the current administration? >> we think there are persuasive, your honor. your successors may adopt a different view. is. the whatever difference to our entitled to -- your predecessors took a different position. >> let me be clear. in this is our position is that the court ought to not recognize the cause of action. >> suppose the defendant in this case for a u.s. corporation, that the case or otherwise identical. >> in that case, it would be comparable. the risk of reciprocal exposure to american companie
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